Sunday, December 25, 2005

News flash: Oil won't last forever
If only Sen. Stevens had worked as tirelessly to develop renewable energy resources as he has to drill the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska could be an energy state forever.

Don't hide behind sportsmen
Over the last few issues I have seen the opinion expressed by various commercial charter boat owners that individual fishing quotas for their industry is a terrible thing.

1,000 points of light: Juneau homeowners unleash holiday spirit
Jeff Campbell measures a successful Christmas decorating season by the size of his electric bill. Last year it was about $300.

Police & Fire
Reports from Juneau police, fire officials and state troopers.

Around Town
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Photo: Twin Lakes remembrance
Larry O'Keefe, left, and Jonathan Mollick of the city's park maintance division install a plaque on Friday honoring Jerry Schach for his role in the construction of the fishing pier at Twin Lakes.

Christmas SACRIFICES
A number of Juneau families are experiencing the true meaning of sacrifice this Christmas.

William Steven Peters
Haines and Klukwan resident William "Bill" Steven Peters, Shangukeidi, 45, died Dec. 15, 2005, at his home in Haines.

Counting Ducks
For a rare few, a day on the job in Alaska involves counting "duck, duck, goose" from the air.

Out&About
Out & About is a listing of recreational activities.

Sports in Juneau
Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau.

Antarctic explorer Norman Vaughan dies at 100
Norman Vaughan, who as a young man explored Antarctica with Admiral Richard Byrd in what was to become a life full of adventure, died Friday just a few days after turning 100 years old.

Man indicted 10 years after Fairbanks murder
A 10-year-old mystery in a brutal Fairbanks killing may finally be solved.

Researchers study AK reindeer for business potential
He has a long, wiry beard, wears a red parka and hangs out with reindeer just a short sleigh ride from the interior Alaska town of North Pole.

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